Longest distance train from Nov 19

Guwahati: A new weekly train `Vivek Express` covering the country`s longest rail route from Dibrugarh in Assam to Kannyakumari in Tamil Nadu will be operating from tomorrow.

The train will be flagged off from Dibrugarh by Union Minister of State for Development of the North Eastern Region Paban Singh Ghatowar, NF Railway spokesman S Hajong said.

Covering the distance of 4286 km in 82.30 hours, the weekly train will leave Dibrugarh every Saturday at 11.45 pm and reach Kanniyakumari on Wednesday at 10.25 am. In the return direction, it will leave Kannyakumari every Saturday at 2 pm and reach Dibrugarh on Wednesday at 3.30 am.